Accompanists’ Festival 2012 – September 24 to 30

“A Week with Winds”


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  • Timothy Young – Musician in Residence
  • Conference
  • Geoffrey Parsons Award
  • Celebrity Recital – Celia Craig oboe
  • Contributing Festival Musicians:   Samantha Hennessy, Natalie Zwar – flute, Amanda Lovelock – clarinet, Peter Handsworth – bass clarinet, Rachel Tolmie – cor anglais, Mark Gaydon, Josie Hawkes – bassoon,Howard Parkinson – trombone, Leigh Harrold – piano, John Martin – piano, JEM ensembles with wind



Geoffrey Parsons Award Auditions

Monday/Tuesday September 24/25

from 5.30 pm – Bishop Hall, Elder Conservatorium North Terrace

Lunch Hour Concerts

Wednesday September 26 – Pilgrim Church, 12 Flinders Street, Adelaide

12.10 JEM Junior Ensemble Musicians

1.10 Leigh Harrold – piano, Natalie Zwar – flute

Accompanists’ Conference

Saturday September 29, 9.30am – 4.00pm

Cynthia Poulton Hall, St Peter’s Cathedral, 18 King William Road, North Adelaide

Geoffrey Parsons Award Final

In association with the Elder Conservatorium

Saturday September 29 at 7.00pm

Hartley Concert Room, Elder Conservatorium, Kintore Avenue

Peter Handsworth – bass clarinet, set work

Celebrity Recital

Timothy Young with Celia Craig – oboe, Mark Gaydon – bassoon

Sunday September 30 at 2.30pm

Lutoslawski, Delius, Y Bowen, Dutilleux, Poulenc

ABC Studio 520, 85 North East Road, Collinswood (good parking)




Saturday September 29

Cynthia Poulton Hall, St Peter’s Cathedral, 18 King William Road, North Adelaide

9.30         Registration

10.00       Meet Timothy Young Keyboard Co-ordinator, Australian National Academy of Music

10.15       Reflections on working with wind players – Two major Recitals in 5 days – Timothy Young. Guest – Celia Craig

11.15       Morning Tea

11.45       Masterclass – Piano and Wind in Ensemble

1.00         Lunch

1.45         Concert – Young Accompanists’ Showcase (YAS): Secondary School Pianists

and Soloists Samantha Hennessy – flute, Amanda Lovelock – clarinet, Josie Hawkes – bassoon, Howard Parkinson – trombone

2.45         What do wind players want from pianists? ….and vice versa! Timothy Young and guest wind players from YAS

3.15         Cor Anglais & Piano – works by Peter Webb. Rachel Tolmie – cor anglais, John Martin – piano

4.00         Conference close


Ticket Information:

Total Festival Full $125, Affiliates* $95, Concession $85, AGSA Members/Students $65

Saturday Conference only Full/$110, Affiliates* $85, Concession $70, AGSA Members/Students $55

Sunday Young/Craig Recital only $30, $20, $15, $10 Groups of 10+

(*ADRSSA, ANATS, AUSTA, ClariSax, Flute Soc, MTASA, RA)

Individual event tickets also available, see Festival Brochure for details

 (AGSA reserves the right to alter dates, venues, personnel and programs as necessary)
Accompanists’ Festival 2012 details